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PhilaU Starts Physician Assistant Studies Program in New Jersey: Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia University’s nationally recognized master’s program in physician assistant studies welcomed the first class of students to its New Jersey program, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Aug. 25.  PhilaU president Stephen Spinelli Jr. and Michael Dryer, executive dean of the College of …

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Ranked Among Tops in World: Philadelphia Inquirer, CEOWorld

Philadelphia University’s fashion programs have been ranked among the top schools in the world by Business of Fashion in its first global fashion school rankings report, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 25. PhilaU undergraduate fashion programs were ranked 16th and …

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Ranked Among Top Globally: The New York Times

Philadelphia University’s undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were ranked among the top 20 internationally in the just-released Business of Fashion’s Global Fashion School Rankings, the New York Times reported Aug. 24. PhilaU was ranked 16th for undergraduate fashion programs and …

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Industrial Design Students Create Back-To-School Products for Target: 6ABC, Yahoo! News

Four Philadelphia University industrial design students created innovative products for Target’s back-to-school line, 6ABC reported Aug. 11. Students Nick Friez, Chloe Muller, Anthony Maladra and Sam Pawlak and faculty members Mike Leonard and Lyn Godley were interviewed for the segment. …

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Matt Dane Baker Named Provost at PhilaU: Inside Higher Ed

Matt Dane Baker has been named provost of Philadelphia University, Inside Higher Ed reported Aug. 12.

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PhilaU Business Student Launches Coffee Drink For Athletes: Technically Philly

PhilaU business student Jordan DeCicco launched the energy coffee drink Sunniva with the help of PhilaU Blackstone LaunchPad, Technically Philly reported Aug. 11. The first bottles of the all-natural, protein-packed drink will be on the shelves of Whole Foods in …

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PhilaU Industry Partnerships Leading Innovation in Higher Education: Philadelphia Business Journal

PhilaU’s program of industry partnerships is helping lead the transformation of higher education, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported July 31 in the story “5 ways Philadelphia is getting smarter about higher education.” “Partnerships with industry giants such as Verizon, Johnson …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Students Create Products for Target: CBS Philly, Philadelphia Business Journal, Philly Voice

Four industrial design students created innovative products for Target’s back-to-school line, CBS Philly reported Aug. 2. Nick Friez, who created a bedside storage unit, and Chloe Muller, who designed a convertible laundry bag, were interviewed about the project, for which …

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PhilaU Student Chloe Muller Designs Laundry Bag for Target: The Daily Star

Industrial design senior Chloe Muller created an innovative laundry bag for Target’s back-to-school line, the Oneonta, N.Y., Daily Star reported Aug. 5. The bag is available in stores and online here. Muller and three other PhilaU industrial design students had …

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NJ Industrial Design Student Creates for Target: Courier Post

Anthony Maladra and three other industrial design seniors created back-to-school products now available in Target stores nationwide, the South Jersey Courier-Post reported July 30. Maladra, of Medford, N.J., designed a graphic pegboard that he said utilizes wall space to create …

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